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Defending Clients on DUI and Criminal Charges in Kansas City, Kansas Since 1993
Have you been charged with a DUI in Kansas City, Kansas? Once you have posted bond you will receive a citation with the initial Court date on the front. Take a breath, get your car out of the tow lot if necessary; weigh your options, and then talk to an experienced Kansas City, Kansas DUI Lawyer. Get informed; Take action to preserve your rights, your freedom, and to protect your future.
When Charged With DUI in Kansas City, Kansas: Request a Kansas Drivers License Hearing within Ten Days
Your court date might be four to six weeks from the date the citation was issued, but some rights, such as the right to contest the potential suspension or revocation of your Kansas Driving Privileges when charged with DUI, expire within ten business days/ fourteen calendar days of being served with the DC-27 form (Pink Form). The possible suspension or revocation of your Kansas Drivers License is a separate matter from the criminal case in Kansas City Kansas Municipal Court. The administrative hearing request must also be accompanied by a $50.00 fee. Read the fine print: failure to enclose the $50.00 fee with a written request for your Kansas Drivers License Hearing will result in that request being denied.
When you hire the Law Offices of Charles R. Green one of the first steps we take on your behalf is to request that an administrative hearing be held; this preserves your right to contest the potential suspension of your Kansas Driving Privileges and also importantly allows you to continue to drive legally in Kansas during this process.
Facing the Criminal DUI Charges in Kansas City Municipal Court
It is important to realize that the best thing that you can do for yourself is to assess your case and move quickly; in Kansas you are given only ten (10) business days to request a Drivers License Hearing with the Kansas Department of Revenue. The laws and procedures governing DUI cases are complex and and DUI law and protocol in Kansas change constantly. You may have even been told by the arresting officer that a DUI is not a serious matter and that you don't need to consult with an attorney. Nothing could be further from the truth. You cannot afford to step forward without the proper amount of legal consultation and representation; it is important that you have an experienced attorney on your side that you can truly trust. Many DUI Lawyers in Kansas City including my office charge nothing for the initial consultation regarding your case; contact us today at 913.383.3311 or submit a Fast and Confidential Case Evaluation form on our website (scroll down).
At the Law Offices of Charles R. Green, their legal team understands what to do first following a DUI, regardless of whether it was in Kansas or Missouri. You can be confident that if you work with their firm that they will be relentless in their efforts to protect your rights, regardless of whether you're facing charges for a first time DUI, multiple DUI, underage DUI, felony DUI or a BWI. They are also able to help clients who are charged with leaving the scene, have cases involving accidents, drugs, implied consent refusal of abreath or blood test, or failed a field sobriety test.
Why hire a Kansas City Kansas DUI defense lawyer?
Your drivers license, your freedom and your future may be on the line in the time following a criminal charge. Criminal charges can affect employment prospects, student loan eligibility, insurance rates, etc. Having to face something of this nature can be confusing, overwhelming and terrifying, regardless of whether you were subjected to an unlawful police stop, are fighting to keep your license at a driver's license hearing or if you have been charged with driving while suspended. You can breathe easier knowing that you have a seasoned criminal defense attorney on your side fighting to defend your rights.
Contact a Kansas City Kansas DUI lawyer at our firm as soon as possible to learn more about how the firm can help you to defend your rights in a criminal case involving a DUI.
Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Court Information:
The Municipal Court of Kansas City is the judicial branch of the City, handling all traffic, misdemeanor and city code violations. There is no right to a jury trial in Kansas City, all trials are held in front of a Judge, and are governed by the Kansas Rules of Evidence and the Code of Municipal Courts. Appeals from Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Court are made to Wyandotte County District Court in Kansas City, Kansas which is located directly across the street from City Hall.
The Kansas City Municipal Court hears cases involving DUI and DWI issued by the Kansas City Kansas Police Department and University of Kansas / KU Medical Center Police Officers, Misdemeanor Possession of Drugs Charges (Marijuana or other controlled substances), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Minor in Possession or Consumption of Alcohol, Stealing or Shoplifting (Misdemeanor Theft) cases, Patronizing or Soliciting Prostitution, Probation Violations, Diversion Termination Hearings, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Traffic Ordinance Violations including Speeding, Reckless Driving, No Insurance, and other Traffic Violations.
Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Court Resources:
701 N. 7th St./ 2nd Floor
Kansas City, Kansas, 66101
Fax: (913) 573.5210
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